An unofficial build of XenonHD ROM based on Android 8.0 Oreo is now available for Motorola’s Moto X Play. Although this custom ROM is made available to the public, it is still under testing by its developers.
With Android 8.0 Oreo, you’ll get new Redesigned Settings and Quick Settings, Advance App shortcut, PIP (Picture In Picture), Notification Dots, New Emojis and other enhancements.
You’ll need to Unlock Bootloader and Install TWRP Custom Recovery in-order to Install the XenonHD ROM based on Android 8.0 Oreo on Moto X Play (LUX). You can grab the Custom Rom ZIP file from below.
Note: This procedure is very technical and should be performed by a person with sound knowledge of rooting Android devices. If the step-by-step installation process is not followed properly, there are chances of the smartphone getting bricked or being permanently irreparable. TechDroider cannot be held responsible for any damage or claims from readers if the procedure does not yield the required results or if the smartphone is bricked. Hence, users are advised to proceed with caution.
Known bugs of this Custom ROM includes Broken VoLTE, Camera, NFC, and Randon Reboots.
How to Install Android 8.0 Oreo XenonHD ROM on Moto X Play:
Step 1: Download XenonHD Android 8.0 Oreo custom ROM on to your Smartphone.
Step 2: Boot to TWRP Mode.
Step 3: Once entering the TWRP settings menu, clear phone’s memory (full) by selecting ‘Wipe’ option. Once done, select ‘Swipe to Factory Reset’ perform factory reset.
Step 4: Return to TWRP settings and tap ‘Install’ by the selecting .Zip file in the phone’s memory.
Step 5: Come back to TWRP menu setting to approve the installation by tapping ‘Swipe to Confirm Flash’
Step 6: Flashing of the custom ROM begins and after few minutes, a message ‘Successful’ appears on the screen, thus completing installation.
Android 8.0 XenonHD ROM for Moto X Play (Credits XDA Dev axxx007xxxz)